In the last year more than 80,000 people came to Citizens Advice suffering a problem with a privately rented home. A buyer of a simple toaster currently has more rights than a tenant. With home ownership at a 30 year low and the majority of 25 to 34 year olds now renting,
George Bernard Shaw said that youth is wasted on the young. Being young can bring its own challenges however. You may have just received your A-level results and are planning to start university this autumn. If so you might be faced with the issue of where to live.
Many of our clients are finding it very hard to find suitable rented private accommodation. Rents are booming, up by 5% in the last year, because of the lack of new build houses and many landlords and their letting agents won’t let to people on benefits. Even if our clients find a suitable property they can afford,